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Bookings required

20 June 2019, 12:00pm
21 June 2019, 12:00pm
22 June 2019, 12:00pm
23 June 2019, 12:00pm
Location Meet next to Readings Bookshop
Russell Street Welcome Zone
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

What will the Library look like in 2222? Have humans shot for the stars, leaving the last of our histories within a supercomputer at the heart of the La Trobe Reading Room? Will the walls of the Redmond Barry Reading Room be lined with the spines of holographic titles?

From robot librarians to a biological bank storing the DNA of extinct species, we’ve asked six of our favourite emerging writers to imagine the far future of State Library Victoria.

We invite you to pop on some headphones for this self-guided walking tour and hear their visions of utopias, dystopias and more.

Presented as part of the Emerging Writers’ Festival.

Please collect headphones from Level 3, the La Trobe Reading Room entrance.